Category: Blog

News, views and shoes.*
*There aren’t actually any posts about shoes here. But it rhymed and the rhythm of three works well. Hence the shoes.


Unlock the magic today!

Unlock the magic! NEW! Unlock the magic – own a captivating piece of artistry of the legendary Houdini. This is my new open-edition print and a must-have for collectors. Painted entirely by hand (no digital manipulation), this mesmerising portrait captures the intensity behind Houdini’s piercing eyes. Displaying this stunning study

When two artists collide

When two artists collide! What happens when two artists collide?!!! Jen (my girlfriend) and I have been passing the canvas back and forth between us, each adding another layer to the composition. This one’s called ‘Kings of Comedy’ – our take on the legendary duo Laurel & Hardy. Iconic portraiture combined with

Support Local

Support local On Saturday (8th April), my girlfriend Jen and I popped into Fleetwood for lunch at Chapter Two Book & Coffee Shop. Not only was my jacket spud superb but happy to have a photo taken by the bookshop owner Alli of me with my debut novel All Fall

What a whopper!

‘MADE IN AMERICA’ Original 30×40″ £2750 – SOLD What a whopper! One of the biggest paintings I’ve done to date. ‘Made in America’ – oh, the irony. Don’t tell a soul but it was made in the UK! And is now in its new home, also in the UK. I remember

Eugene Burger Official Portrait

It’s an absolute privilege… …to announce how humbled and honoured I am to be painting an official portrait of the late, great Eugene Burger (1939 – 2017).  Eugene was a dear friend and we shared many wonderful tours, shows and dinners together. I’m proud to be working closely with Eugene’s

My most popular painting of the year (and best-sellers)

As 2022 draws to a close, I thought it’d be fun to take a quick peek at the best-sellers of the year. The top of the charts was quite a surprise! Read on to find out.  In 5th place… was my Mystery Surprise Art Package. This lucky-dip of art mini-prints

A Netflix Blockbuster Waiting to Happen

My novel All Fall Down just fits into a Chistmas stocking. (Hint, hint!) Meant to be I reckon! And another glowing review just come in…   ‘A Netflix Blockbuster Waiting to Happen! I’m not usually a reader of fiction but I came across All Fall Down after my mate wouldn’t

The man behind the mask

‘Wow!’ That was my dad.  I was probably lying on the floor (to this day, I’m a frequent ‘floor-dweller’, preferring the comfort of the carpet over the settee. A trait which often gets bemused looks from friends when they gesture to their couch, only to find me squatting on the

Toil, Sweat and tears… of joy

My debut magical children’s novel is here! Well… my proof copy is.   Allow me a moment… it’s quite a major day when the proof finally arrives.   It’s crazy to think about the hours that went into this novel. Firstly, the writing of it. That began (I kid you

Tricks AND treats

Move over Harry Potter! Tricks AND Treats await in my new children’s magical fantasy novel! Years in writing and coming to bookshops here in the UK on 24th November. But you can pre-order your signed copy today! Journey into the magical world of the Snowlands – a collection of snow-globes